Édouard Manet's "Émile Zola," on Loan from the Musée d'Orsay, Paris

In this video podcast, produced in conjunction with the exhibition Tête-à-tête: Three Masterpieces from the Museé d’Orsay, Associate Curator Emily A. Beeny explores the relationship between artist and sitter through a brief history of this intimate portrait. The painting is on view at the Norton Simon Museum from March 27 through June 22, 2015.